Alex Hope charged with perverting the course of justice

Today, 30 November 2017, Alex Hope appeared before the Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court in relation to an offence of perverting the course of justice.

The FCA alleges that between 1 April 2016 and 28 September 2016, with intent to pervert the course of public justice, Mr. Hope embarked on a course of conduct which had a tendency to pervert the course of public justice. This is in relation to a restraint order made at Southwark Crown Court on 2 April 2012 and a confiscation order made against him by Southwark Crown Court on 12  February 2016.

The proceedings have been transferred to Inner London Crown Court where Mr. Hope will appear on 30 January 2018. 

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